BOE - Gino J. McGowens

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Gino J. McGowens

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Gino McGowens was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduated from the Union Institute & University with a degree in Organizational Leadership. He re-located to Los Angeles, California and started his sales career with the Xerox Corporation as an Account Executive in 1984. He transitioned into telecommunications with AT&T in 1991 as an Enterprise Account Manager. With more than 20 years of experience in Account Management and Engineering with organizations like AT&T, Pacific Bell and Verizon Business, he has held various leadership positions of increasing responsibilities. Dynamic, entrepreneurial Sales Management professional with a history of achievement and demonstrated success driving multi-million dollar sales growth while providing award winning customer satisfaction in highly competitive markets. He returned to Cincinnati in 2012 and became the Senior Director of Member Relations for the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce. Currently an Integrated Marketing Specialist with Radio One an Urban One Company. An active member of various boards, including the Greater Cincinnati Salvation Army Advisory Board, the WCPO-TV Community Advisory Board, WCPO Editorial Board, Winton Woods School Board, and the Cincinnati Minority Business Collaborative. He enjoys coaching baseball, playing golf, reading and spending time with his wife, Deirdre and his adult children, Ronicole, Brandon, Cameron and Cori. In 2016, Gino founded a consulting company focusing on diversity, inclusion and marketing called The Herring Group LLC.